29 Mar '12, 6pm

Imogene + Willie: American Heritage Denim, Proudly Made in Nashville

Imogene + Willie: American Heritage Denim, Proudly Made in Nashville

may be barely three years old, but the Nashville,TN store offers a slice of Americana that goes beyond ersatz nostalgia. The company, which doubles as a fashion label, specializes in custom-made jeans with a vintage appeal. But Matt and Carrie Eddmenson, who founded the business aren't faking the timeworn patina. Denim, you might say, is in the genes. The husband-and-wife duo worked for years at Sights Denim Systems , an operation that grew out of Carrie's paternal grandfather's textile-rental business. One of the remaining holdouts on domestic shores, the Kentucky-based factory churned out denim styles for the likes of

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